Nawabshah is the district headquarter of the Shaheed Benazir Abad District (formerly Nawabshah District) in Pakistan.
Nawabshah is roughly the geographical center of Sindh province of Pakistan. By road it is 4 hours drive from the country's commercial capital/largest city Karachi on the National Highway N-5, roughly 50 kilometers from left bank of River Indus. The central geographical location of the city makes it a major train and road transportation hub in the province.
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Cities around Nawabshah:
Travel advisory remains in effect for US citizens travelling to Pakistan. The US government encourages you to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) before starting your trip.
The highest temperatures each year in Pakistan, typically rising to above 50 °C (122 °F), are usually recorded in the Nawabshah District and Sibbi from May to August. The climate is generally dry and hot, but sometimes the temperature falls to 0 °C (32 °F).
The main language spoken is the local Sindhi dialect, English, and Urdu. You will also encounter people who speak Punjabi, and Pashto.
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 By Car
 From Karachi/Hyderabad
Nawabshah is located approximately 270 km northeast of Karachi and can be reached by traveling on the M-9 Superhighway and continuing north onto the N-5 at Hyderabad.
 From Lahore/Islamabad
Nawabshah is located approximately 960 km southwest of Lahore and 1,000 km southwast of Islamabad and can be reached by traveling south on the M-2 Superhighway and continuing south on the N-5 at Lahore.
 By Plane
There is a local airport, the Shaheed Benazirabad (Nawabshah) Airport (IATA: WNS, ICAO: OPNH), where Pakistan International Airlines[www.piac.aero] operates daily flights from Karachi and twice-weekly flights from Islamabad and Lahore.
 By Rail
The state owned Pakistan Railways runs daily train operations between Karachi and Lahore which stops in Nawabshah. The travel time is approximately 6 hours from Karachi to Nawabsha (about 350 Rs/$6.50 for economy). From Lahore, it takes approximately 18 hours. A sleeper car runs you between 2500 to 5000 Rs ($45 to $90).
 Get around
For local transport, there are auto rickshaws, buses, and cars.
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The mausoleum of Thul Mir Rukun, a historical and archaeological tomb, is the property of the Archeology Department of the Government of Sindh and is situated 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) away from Daulatpur Taluka (Town). A road from Kazi Ahmed Town leads to Thul Rukan, via Pabjo village, reaching this exemplary thousand year old archaeological construction. The tomb is 60 feet (18 m) high. Mr. Henry Cusin, the British Archaeologist writes in his book Sindh's Archeology (Sindhi Translation Sindh Ja Qadeem Aasaar by Ata Muhammad Bhambro) that the bricks used in the construction of this tomb were made and prepared during the Buddhist Rulers' period. The line painting of the birth of Gotama Buddha was shown on the bricks clearly, which are preserved and kept by the Sindh Archaeological Department. He writes that ornaments, small effigies, and statues were also found when the ground was excavated around the tomb.
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Tap water can be unsafe for drinking! Some establishments have water filters/purifiers installed, in which case the water is safe to drink, but be weary otherwise, also of drinks that contain ice. Packed drinking water (normally called mineral water in Pakistan) is a better choice.
Alcohol is obtainable as a foreigner though difficult to find.
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